Jimmy Fund Press Releases

2017

Pan-Mass Challenge announces record-shattering $51 million gift to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
November 11, 2017

The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) announced a record-breaking gift of $51 million to support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the world-renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, exceeding the goal by $3 million.

Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's researchers laud FDA approval of CAR T-cell therapy for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
October 18, 2017

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, the only facility in the northeast to be part of the clinical trial, is one of a few locations certified to offer a new lymphoma therapy.

Patient stories to power WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon presented by Arbella Insurance Foundation
August 14, 2017

Upon learning she had brain cancer in early 2016, Connie Etheridge immediately thought, "Thank goodness it’s me, and not my children." Then, three months later, her son, Trevor, 23, found out he too had brain cancer. Learn more about this extraordinary family.

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center the best in the region for cancer care for 17th year
August 08, 2017

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center has been ranked the highest for cancer care in New England for the 17th straight year, and fourth overall in the country.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's again named a top national pediatric cancer program
June 27, 2017

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's again named a top national pediatric cancer program by the U.S. News & World Report.

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